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Nov 4, 2012 6:00pm PST
, they worked. middle class grew, america prospered, deficits became surpluses. we tried their ideas, incomes went down, deficit blew up. >> reporter: obama officials revealed this weekend that campaign workers have registered 1.8 million new voters in key battleground states. double the number they registered before the '08 election. they say those new voters plus apparent early voting leads in ohio, florida, iowa and nevada will put them over the top. mr. obama told a crowd of 23,000 in hollywood, florida, it's all up to them now. >> you know what i believe, you know where i stand. and you know that no matter what happens, i'll fight for you and your family every single day as hard as i know how. >> reporter: president obama will spend the last day of his last campaign in three midwest states, iowa, ohio and wisconsin. he said today that at this stage in the race he is merely a prop. and that the real stars of this drama are his get out the vote teams and the voters themselves, jeff. >> jeff: nancy, thank you. jan crawford now is with governor romney in pennsylvania. >> two more days! two m
Nov 10, 2012 6:00pm PST
. >> reporter: good evening, jim. well, david petraeus is one of america's most decorated and reveered generals. as head of the c.i.a., he was in charge of the nation's most sensitive operations, but the ridgedly disciplined p/e was hiding his own dark secret. sources say c.i.a. director david petraeus was never the target of an f.b.i. investigation but when his name surfaced in another probe, agents became concerned that petraeus, or his e-mail accounts, may have been compromised. it all began a few months ago when a female acquaintance of the c.i.a. director received a series of harassing e-mails which apparently referenced petraeus. the woman, who sources say is not a government official, notified the f.b.i. federal agents quickly traced those e-mails back to petraeus' biographer, paula broadwell. a further investigation then revealed evidence of an extra marital affair, including numerous cryptic emales between the retired four-star general and broadwell. broadwell spent time with petraeus when he commanded forces in afghanistan doing research for her book "all in: the education of general
Nov 17, 2012 6:00pm PST
of guatemala, colombia, and mexico, crucial aflies america's war on drugs, are wondering if they are fighting a losing battle. >> look at mexico the past six years, more than 60,000 dead in their drug wars, and that's just one country. >> reporter: this week, the president of mexico believes honduras and costa rica called for an international debate on legalization. >> there's a real concern over rising crime, and in particular, violence. so rather than just escalate the routine enforcement, they've decided that we ought to look at a legal, regulated market as a possible solution. >> brennan: according to the u.n., cannabis, which include marijuana and harbish, is the world's most widely used illicit substance. next, a question facing japan. where did the money for fukushima's reconstruction go? months since the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster that devastated northeastern japan. today, thousands of people still live in temporary housing, and residents say much of the money meant for rebuilding has been misspent. lucy craft reports from tokyo. >> reporter: a massive, $150 billion budg
Nov 25, 2012 6:00pm PST
languages spoken by native americans across north america. but around 125 of those have been lost. the first to be brought back to life was the wampanoag language, in part because it was written down. the bible is translated into wampanoag in an effort to convert native americans into christianity, today that bible along with documents including land agreements with colonizers are used as a sort of rosseta stone to decipher what was lost. >> they wanted us to learn the english language and they wanted to civilize us. >> reporter: tavares-avant says that dealt a blow to a culture where much was passed down orally. it's interesting that what were, in essence, the tools of oppression whether converting to christianity through this translated bible, those tools are now the tools that are being used to piece this language back together. >> uh-huh. that's what we have. that's all we have. >> reporter: since 1993 the mashpee, massachusetts, wampanoag language reclamation project has worked to rebuild this language. today wampanoag is being taught year-round. >> tracey kelly is one of just two full-
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